San Juan City Council to rehabilitate former Rio Tinto Station and cargo ship |  huelva24

San Juan City Council to rehabilitate former Rio Tinto Station and cargo ship | huelva24

Thanks to the call of the PIREP Local program, San Juan del Puerto will see some of its legacy of former railroad facilities restored. The Improvement, Transformation and Resilience Plan of the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda funded by the European Union (Next Generation EU). The mayor especially Rocio Cardenas announced this Thursday the amount of aid close to half a million euros for the support building that will be rehabilitated at the Marismas and Salinas del Tinto Interpretation Center of Riotinto Station and will be converted into a cafeteria bar.

“This City Council has been seeking funding for a long time to rehabilitate this entire entrance area to the Quay. [Img #313099]In particular, we will see it rehabilitated thanks to the Riotinto station and warehouse and this call” – explains thanks to the budgeted sum with Rocío Cárndeas 550,942.78 € VAT is included, including 22,740.04 € from the municipal coffers.

Interventions are located next to the access to the pedestrian crossing; The marshes are the key element and initiator of the process of change of talent, rediscovery and recognition by the citizens of the natural environment of the Salinas, Tinto river.

Old Riotinto Station, Victorian styleIt represents one of the most emblematic buildings of the municipality, built as a passenger station for the railway line connecting Huelva and Riotinto, after the Rio Tinto mines were given to a financial group. 1873, Founder of The Rio Tinto Company Limited and built the railway infrastructure between the mine and the port of Huelva. The railway scheme was in operation from 1876 to 1984. Stations were built to regulate freight traffic, this is one of them.

A space full of content

Building owned by the municipality and cataloged by the PGOU, It was designed for the Marismas and Salinas del Tinto Translation Center and serves as a means of development, interpretation and transition to it. It will be rehabilitated as a venue equipped with audio-visual and documentary content to serve. [Img #313102]conveys to the visitor the importance of the natural, patrimonial and cultural enclave in which it is located. It will create a broad and attractive program for future local, regional and national users, serve as an entry point to a range of donations and activities distributed in the natural habitat, and project itself into the future as an engine of municipal development. is based on the principles of sustainability, innovation, energy self-sufficiency and low carbon footprint.

this Dock Cargo Shiphas been suggested as Interpreting Center Bar-Cafeteria Support Building, as well as future open spaces for entertainment and games that use the raised platform as an observation deck towards the natural environment to the south.

This redevelopment proposal, which the City Council will undertake to undertake the disused old railway facilities, will equip it with new activities, giving the opportunity to create new interpretive spaces in a sustainable way that reconnects citizens with nature, encourages ownership of the immediate environment. , accessible path. and inclusive. In this way, the population merges with the Tinto river and swamp, the primordial seed of its establishment as a municipality, regaining its unity and sense of belonging, leaving behind the sense of disconnection and distance brought by the railway route. It was produced as a physical and virtual barrier that lasted almost a century and a half for the sake of progress.

#San #Juan #City #Council #rehabilitate #Rio #Tinto #Station #cargo #ship #huelva24

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *